David InglefieldChairman of the Board and Non-Executive Director

    Mr. David G. Inglefield’s business career has spanned over 50 years in Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Guyana, Barbados, and the USA.

    Beginning in 1969 at Trinity Advertising Limited, he became Managing Director in 1978, and in 1981, acquired and merged the business with Corbin Compton Caribbean. He was appointed CEO in 1982 where he remained until he resigned in 1993 and founded his own agency.

    Recognised as one of the leaders in the Caribbean on strategic business and brand development, in October 2003, he brought his considerable knowledge and experience to the ANSA McAL Group as a parent board director and member of the group’s executive committee. As Group Marketing Director, he played a decisive role in the acquisition of the Bryden’s Business Group in Barbados and its successful integration into the group’s distribution business in the country.

    During the period 2005 to 2015, Mr. Inglefield served in various capacities within the ANSA McAL Group, including the group’s Distribution Sector Head. In 2007, he was appointed President/CEO of ANSA McAL (Barbados) Limited. Returning to T&T in 2011, he assumed the position of Sector Head Executive Chairman of Guardian Media Limited as well as Chairman of the four operating companies in the ANSA McAL Group’s services and retail sectors.

    Mr. Inglefield retired from the ANSA McAL Group in June 2015 and is now an active business consultant to major state and private companies, including the ‘heavy’ manufacturing and petrochemical sectors. He was appointed a Director of the Board of Trinidad Cement Limited (Cemex) and a member of the Board Audit and Governance Committees in 2016. Mr. Inglefield was appointed Chairman of the TCL Group in October 2019.

    He also serves as a director on the boards of First Citizens Bank Limited, First Citizens Trustee Services Limited, First Citizens Investment Services Limited, First Citizens Bank (Barbados) Limited and First Citizens Group Financial Holdings Limited.